Indigenous Volunteer Stories

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Orange Shirt Day: Remembering the Horrors of Residential Schools

Community Engagement

Three SFU students reflect on their experience as volunteers at the City of Surrey's commemoration of Orange Shirt Day.

By: Joyti Gill, Raman Jawanda, and Maha Rashid 5701 reads | 0 comments
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From Athlete To Coach

Basketball Camp

Tysun shares his story of progressing from Student to Teacher, or more specifically, from Athlete to Coach and shares some advice for those looking to get involved with their community.

By: Tysun Tallman 8150 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer Opportunities in Downtown Eastside

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SFU Molecular Biology & Biochemistry student Ryan Danroth volunteers with Aboriginal Front Door Society (AFDS) as Harm Reduction Coordinator. They are currently looking for volunteers at AFDS.

By: Ryan Danroth 31398 reads | 0 comments
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Aboriginal Student for a Day Event

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The RSTC Aboriginal Student for a Day event will strive to match secondary students with SFU students that they can “shadow” for a half day of studies. Volunteers and “shadows” will be matched based upon their academic and vocational interests and aspirations.

By: Christina Coolidge 7837 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer For Reconciliation Week

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Reconciliation Canada is calling on volunteers who are willing to donate their time and energy to Reconciliation Week 2013, September 16-22.

By: Christina Coolidge 7904 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering in the Aboriginal Community

Indigenous

Have you ever been curious about volunteering in the Aboriginal Community or with Aboriginal Youths? If you have, you may have found it difficult to find these types of opportunities. In this blog post, I hope to give you a few resources to help ease the difficulty of finding such a specific opportunity.

By: Alexandra Lowe 6420 reads | 0 comments
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Why Volunteer in the Community at Large?

Volunteering

Laura looks into the top 10 reasons for Volunteering and explores why she chose to volunteer with the Vancouver Aquarium's Marine Mammal Rescue Center. Read more about what she discovered... 

By: Lforsythe 6935 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Volunteering for Your Passion Can Result in Full Time Employment

Emily Carr

"Not only was I gaining experience, but I was making connections to people in my field who were always looking for innovative ideas, ways to create more business, and opportunities to network beyond our respective communities."

By: Brandon Gabriel 8614 reads | 0 comments
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Why Volunteer on Campus at SFU?

Co-op Reflections

Lindsay enjoys helping people achieve their goals and this experience has allowed her to follow and achieve her passion of improving services available to Indigenous students and potentially their overall academic success. Learn more about her experiences...

By: Lindsay Wainwright 17529 reads | 0 comments
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Why Volunteer in the Aboriginal Community?

Indigenous

Alissa volunteers because she want to receive experience relating to areas of her studies in Criminology and her to fulfill her passion to help First Nations communities. Each of these organizations allows her to engage with Urban Aboriginal people. Learn more about her experiences.

By: Alissa Derrick 6291 reads | 0 comments
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